Cabot Will Participate in Vehicle Technologies Research
On October 10, Cabot (CBT) said that the Department of Energy selected the company to participate in advanced vehicle technologies research.
Cabot Plans to Increase Activated Carbon Prices Globally
On September 21, Cabot (CBT) announced that it plans to increase activated carbon prices. The price increase will be effective on October 1.
Cabot and Pioneer Reach an Offtake Agreement
Analysts are bullish on CBT stock and have recommended a target price of $72.30, which implies a return potential of 15.8% from its June 22 closing price.
Cabot Will Expand Its Carbon Black Capacity
On May 21, Cabot (CBT) announced that it will expand the global carbon black capacity by 300,000 metric tons.
Celanese Increases Price of Acetaldehyde in Europe
On February 9, 2018, Celanese (CE) announced that it would increase the list and off-list prices of acetaldehyde.
How IFF Stock Has Performed since 3Q17 Earnings
International Flavors and Fragrances is set to announce its 4Q17 earnings on February 14, 2018, after market hours.
How LyondellBasell’s Refining Segment Fared in 4Q17
LyondellBasell’s (LYB) Refining segment accounted for 23.1% of LYB’s total revenues in 4Q17 compared with 20.1% in 4Q16.
How LyondellBasell’s Valuations Compare with Peers
As of January 25, 2018, LYB’s one-year forward price-to-earnings multiple stood at 12.60x, while its peer Eastman Chemical (EMN) had a one-year forward price-to-earnings multiple of 12.20x.
Eastman Chemical’s Demand for Tritan Continues to Grow in Asia
The demand for Eastman Chemical’s Tritan continues to grow.
Celanese Gives Key Updates on Joint Venture with Blackstone
Celanese stock rose 2.9% to close at $111.34 for the week ended January 12, 2018.
Key Updates on Celanese’s Joint Venture with Ibn Sina
On January 2, 2018, Celanese (CE) announced that its 50,000-metric-ton polyacetal facility construction with Ibn Sina in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia, is commercially operational.
Huntsman Gives Updates on Management Changes
On December 19, Huntsman (HUN) announced changes to its board.
Huntsman Repays Its Senior Term Loan
On December 4, 2017, Huntsman (HUN) announced that it would pay the remaining $511 million of its Term Loan B due in 2023.
Westlake Chemical’s Valuation: Still Better Than Peers
As of December 4, 2017, Westlake Chemical’s (WLK) one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple is 15.10x.
Why LyondellBasell’s Refining Segment’s Operating Income Turned Positive
LYB Refining segment accounted for ~19.6% of LYB’s total revenues in 3Q17, compared with 18.0% in 3Q16, indicating a YoY rise of 1.6 percentage points.
Cabot and Dow in Groundbreaking Ceremony of New Manufacturing Plant
Cabot (CBT) celebrated the opening of its new fumed silica manufacturing plant, which is situated adjacent to Dow’s Carrollton site in western Kentucky.
Chemours Reported Its Highest Quarterly Revenue in 2Q17
In 2Q17, Chemours (CC) reported its highest quarterly sales. The company reported sales of $1.59 billion in 2Q17—an increase of 15.20% on a YoY basis.
Specialty Chemicals in Automotive: Not Just about the Color of Your Car
Specialty chemical products play important roles in enhancing the performance of cars. Motor oil cools car engines and keeps moving parts working smoothly.
Why Are More Companies Using Construction Chemicals?
Due to the increasing importance of durability and constraints in infrastructures like dams and bridges, the use of construction chemicals is on the rise.
DuPont’s Leading Electronics & Communications Segment
The electronics & communications segment’s growth is largely driven by international markets, which accounted for 81% of the segment’s total sales in 2014.
MeadWestvaco to spin off its specialty chemicals business
In January 2015, MeadWestvaco, announced that its board had approved the plan to spin off the specialty chemicals business from the rest of the company.